Job opportunities

The Department of Physics, the Graduate Institute of Applied Physics and the Graduate Institute of Astrophysics of National Taiwan University seek to fill several faculty positions, effective August 2018, at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level commensurate with qualifications. Serious consideration will be given to outstanding candidates in all fields of physics. 
Candidates should be able to teach effectively at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and conduct a vigorous research program at the same time. Postdoctoral or faculty experience is highly desirable.

Applications should be submitted through Academic jobs online and should include a CV, list of publications, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation.

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Please make sure all the materials arrive before Nov. 20, 2017.

Application review will begin on Nov. 21, 2017, until all positions are filled.

Faculty Positions at National Central University, Taiwan

The Department of Physics at NCU invites applications for two tenure-track or tenured positions with the appointments starting from August 2018. Applicants in all areas of physics are welcome; candidates specialized in high-field physics (laser plasma) or solid state related photonics are preferred for one of the positions. Successful candidates are expected to establish a strong and independent research program, obtain research funding, commit to excellent teaching, and supervise students. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita and research prospectus, and arrange three reference letters to be sent to: Prof. Shin-Shan Yu, Department of Physics, National Central University, Taoyuan City 32001, Taiwan (e-mail:; TEL: +886-3-4253749). To ensure full consideration, applications should be received before January 8th, 2018.

 The Department of Earth Sciences at National Taiwan Normal University invites applications for one faculty position in Geophysics. This position will start either in the February or August of 2018, depending on the hiring procedure. The position is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, but a higher level appointment may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

Candidates specializing in survey/observational/theoretical/statistical geophysics are welcomed. The preference will be given to individuals who can offer innovative interdisciplinary proposals (no more than 2 pages) and to work with other groups in this department (astronomy, oceanography, atmospheric science, and geology). Candidates who have experience on big data analysis, Earth system science, interaction of Earth’s spheres, and risk analysis of multiple natural hazards are strongly encouraged.

The appointees should have a demonstrated record in research and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and provide his/her teaching plan. It is expected that the candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geophysics at the time of the appointment with preference given to those with post-doctoral experience and whose interests, abilities, and experience benefit our existing programs.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV, a publication list, a description of how your future research and teaching will contribute to the overall goals of the department, a (photo) copy of doctorate diploma, and arrange three letters of reference directly sent to:

Dr. Horng-sheng Mii, Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences,

National Taiwan Normal University,

No. 88, Sec. 4 Ting-Chou Road, Taipei 11677,

Taiwan, R.O.C.



Complete applications should be received by October 5th , 2017 for full consideration.

Inquiries can be directed to Ms. Chia-yu Hsieh (,, Telephone: +886-2-7734-6378, Fax: +886-2-2933-3315.

For more information, please visit department’s website at

The Department of Physics of National Taiwan University seeks to fill two endowed chair professor positions in theoretical physics. The Kenda Chair will be awarded to an outstanding scientist working in theoretical condensed matter physics or related areas, and the Chin-Yu Chair will be awarded to an outstanding scientist working in particle physics and fields.

Candidates should be leading figures in his or her research areas with proven records of academic excellence. Applications should be submitted through Academic jobs online and should include a CV, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and a list of references.

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Application review will be conducted continuously till the positions are filled.


Applications are invited for all levels of research fellow positions in the area of novel instrumentation development. Experience in developing mass spectrometry; chromatography; optical analytical instruments; analytical biomedical instruments and biomedical imaging and therapy instruments are favored. Industrial working experience is preferred. Inventor-ship of patents will also be considered in addition to paper publications. 

For consideration, please email the following materials to Director SC Hung :

1.     A curriculum vitae, including detailed education and working experience, major research achievement, a list of publications and patents and 3 references.

2.     3 recommendation letters.

3.     A cover letter describing your area of interest.

4.     A technology development plan is also required. A vision statement on next generation analytical instruments in your field is also preferred.


Director Shang-Cheng Hung

Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Section 2
Nankang Dist., Taipei 115, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-2789-1200

Email: schung@gate.sinica.edutw

Faculty Positions 

Department of Physics and Institute of Astronomy 

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 

The department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant 
professor level, starting in the 2018 academic year. Ranks at associate professor or 
above will also be considered for candidates with exceptional record of research 
excellence and academic leadership. We seek a colleague with specialty in condensed 
matter physics, high energy physics, or AMO (atomic, molecular and optical) physics. 
Outstanding individuals in the fields, biophysics, plasma physics, and astronomy and 
astrophysics will also be considered. Successful candidates are expected to teach at 
both undergraduate and graduate levels. He or she should be able to develop 
competitive research programs and has the potential to become a top scholar 
internationally. Research and teaching experiences beyond Ph.D. are preferred. Under 
normal circumstances, proficiency in Chinese language is required. Applicants should 
submit a resume, a list of publications, up to five representative works, a description 
of research and teaching plans. The candidate should also arrange at least three 
reference letters to be sent to the Personnel Committee, Department of Physics, 
National Tsing Hua University, No. 101, Sec. 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu 30013, 
Taiwan, via postal mail or e-mail to All application 
material must be received by October 31, 2017. Further information about the 
department can be found on the web: